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Author: Hanna Jameson
Publisher: [London, England] : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Breaking: Nuclear weapon detonates over Washington. Breaking: London hit, thousands feared dead. Breaking: Munich and Scotland hit. World leaders call for calm. Historian Jon Keller is on a trip to Switzerland when the world ends. As the lights go out on civilization, he wishes he had a way of knowing whether his wife, Nadia and their two daughters are still alive. More than anything, Jon wishes he hadn't ignored  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Apocalyptic fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hanna Jameson
ISBN: 0241349176 9780241349175 0241349184 9780241349182 0241983991 9780241983997
OCLC Number: 1033905666
Description: 390 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Hanna Jameson.

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Breaking: Nuclear weapon detonates over Washington. Breaking: London hit, thousands feared dead. Breaking: Munich and Scotland hit. World leaders call for calm. Historian Jon Keller is on a trip to Switzerland when the world ends. As the lights go out on civilization, he wishes he had a way of knowing whether his wife, Nadia and their two daughters are still alive. More than anything, Jon wishes he hadn't ignored Nadia's last message. Twenty people remain in Jon's hotel. Far from the nearest city and walled in by towering trees, they wait, they survive. Then one day, the body of a young girl is found. It's clear she has been murdered. Which means that someone in the hotel is a killer. As paranoia descends, Jon decides to investigate. But how far is he willing to go in pursuit of justice? And what kind of justice can he hope for, when society as he knows it no longer exists?--Provided by publisher.

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